15 years ago we started building the International Space Station. Over 13 continuous years of human occupation it has had more than 200 people aboard, nearly 90 residents as well as numerous ants, spiders, worms, jellyfish and rodents. It has witnessed over 82,000 sunrises and sunsets and has documented everything from volcanic eruptions and super storms to 9/11.Continue reading “Finding space an audience /”
In 2013, the fate of humanity was in the hands of amateur astronomers, keeping a look out for our (statistically improbable) impending doom.
We are at the dawn of a new, privatised, Space Age. Companies such as Space X and Virgin Galactic have the potential to create a huge boom in public interest in space again and for the first time, make space accessible to the general public (if you have $250k lying around that is). Looking atContinue reading “A new Space Race /”